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Cancer Genetic Counseling - Patient Resources

  • FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered): http://www.facingourrisk.org
    A nonprofit organization dedicated to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, with support for those with a BRCA gene mutation or strong family history of cancer.
     
  • Bright Pink: http://brightpink.org
    A national nonprofit organization focusing on young women at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer.
     
  • Young Survival Coalition: http://www.youngsurvival.org
    National organization for young women 40 and under with breast cancer.
     
  • The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition: http://www.ovarian.org
    The mission of the NOCC is to raise awareness and promote education about ovarian cancer. The Coalition is committed to improving the survival rate and quality of life for women with ovarian cancer.
     
  • Lynch Syndrome International: http://www.lynchcancers.com
    International non-profit providing support for individuals and families afflicted with Lynch syndrome (inherited type of colon cancer).
     
  • National Cancer Institute: http://cancer.gov/cancertopics/genetics
    More information covering general cancer genetics information and resources.
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation, San Diego: http://komensandiego.org
    Komen San Diego is dedicated to educating about breast cancer and motivating women to know their rights and be their own advocates.

 

Contact Us

For an appointment with the Cancer Genetic Counseling program at the Jean McLaughlin Women’s Center for Health and Healing or to receive more information, please call 858.613.6121 or email cheryl.cina@palomarhealth.org

 

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